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  • The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpoint

    By Evan Jones

    The Principles and Practice of Tonal Counterpoint is a comprehensive textbook that combines practical, "how-to" guidance in 18th-century techniques with extensive historical examination of contrapuntal works and genres. Beginning with an introductory grounding in species counterpoint, tonal harmony…

    Paperback – 2015-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Reconceiving Structure in Contemporary Music

    New Tools in Music Theory and Analysis

    By Judy Lochhead

    This book studies recent music in the western classical tradition, offering a critique of current analytical/theoretical approaches and proposing alternatives. The critique addresses the present fringe status of recent music sometimes described as crossover, postmodern, post-classical,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Theory

  • Composing Music for Video Games

    By Winifred Phillips

    Hardback – 2015-02-08
    Routledge

  • Analyzing Music in Advertising

    Television Commercials and Consumer Choice

    By Nicolai Graakjaer

    The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to entertain, edify, and purify its audience. This book focuses on music in commercials from an interpretive text analytical perspective, answering hitherto neglected questions:…

    Hardback – 2014-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Contemporary Orchestration

    A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians

    By R.J. Miller

    Contemporary Orchestration: A Practical Guide to Instruments, Ensembles, and Musicians teaches students how to orchestrate for a wide variety of instruments, ensembles, and genres, while preparing them for various real-world professional settings ranging from the concert hall to the recording…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge

  • Developing Musicianship Through Aural Skills

    A Holistic Approach to Sight Singing and Ear Training, 2nd Edition

    By Kent D. Cleland, Mary Dobrea-Grindahl

    Developing Musicianship through Aural Skills, Second Edition, is a comprehensive method for learning to hear, sing, understand, and use the foundations of music as part of an integrated curriculum, incorporating both sight singing and ear training in one volume. Under the umbrella of musicianship,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge

  • Music Education

    Navigating the Future

    Edited by Clint Randles

    Education involving music is a multifaceted and ever-altering challenge. As new media, technologies, and pedagogies are developed, academics and practitioners must make sure that they are aware of current trends and where they might lead. This book features studies on the future of music education…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • Social Networks and Music Worlds

    Edited by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew, Paul Widdop

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by…

    Hardback – 2014-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Music and Twentieth-Century Tonality

    Harmonic Progression Based on Modality and the Interval Cycles

    By Paolo Susanni, Elliott Antokoletz

    This book explores the web of pitch relations that generates the musical language of non-serialized twelve-tone music and supplies both the analytical materials and methods necessary for analyses of a vast proportion of the 20th century musical repertoire. It does so in a simple, clear, and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Music Theory

  • The Modern Percussion Revolution

    Journeys of the Progressive Artist

    Edited by Kevin Lewis, Gustavo Aguilar

    More than eighty years have passed since Edgard Varèse’s catalytic work for percussion ensemble, Ionisation, was heard in its New York premiere. A flurry of pieces for this new medium dawned soon after, challenging the established truths and preferences of the European musical tradition while…

    Hardback – 2014-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Aesthetics of Music

    Musicological Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Downes

    Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or pair of terms in the aesthetics of music, collectively serving as an authoritative work on musical aesthetics that remains as close to 'the music' as possible. Each essay…

    Hardback – 2014-06-01
    Routledge

  • Jazz Theory

    From Basic to Advanced Study

    By Dariusz Terefenko

    Jazz Theory: From Basic to Advanced Study is a comprehensive textbook ideal for Jazz Theory courses or as a self-study guide for amateur and professional musicians. Written with the goal of bridging theory and practice, it provides a strong theoretical foundation beginning with music fundamentals…

    Paperback – 2014-03-16
    Routledge

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